Fakenham police urge vigilance after a spate of van break-ins

Police in Fakenham are urging motorists to be vigilant after a spate of van break-ins.

Five vans were targeted over Wednesday and yesterday (Thursday) and officers are advising people to lock their vehicles and remove all their valuables when they park.

o St Peters Road - a Fiat Ducato van was broken into sometime between 10am on Wednesday and 8am yesterday. Nothing was stolen.

o North Park - a second Fiat Ducato van was broken into between 4pm on Wednesday and 5pm yesterday. Tools including a grinder and cutter were taken.


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o Heath Rise - several hundred pounds worth of tools were taken from inside a Citroen van between 7pm on Wednesday and 7am yesterday.

o North Park - tools were again taken when a Citroen Relay van was broken into between 9pm on Wendesday and 8am yesterday.

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o Rowan Way - an attempt was made to break into a Peugeot Expert van between 12.15am and 9am yesterday, but nothing was stolen.

If you see a crime in progress or believe the offenders are still in the area, dial 999.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

For more crime prevention advice, click on www.norfolk.police.uk.

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